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justices will strike down the laws limiting the rights of same-sex marriage. >> we're not right to redefine or topple the institution, we're out to be a part of it. >> reporter: one of two couples challenging proposition 8 banning gay marriage. >> to exclude them is to restrict their liberty under the constitution. >> reporter: defenders of proposition 8 say the federal government should leave the definition of marriage up to individual states. nine states now allow same-sex marriage along with washington, d.c. 38 others ban it. >> the institution of marriage and marriage laws are designed to attach mothers and fathers to each other and the children they may create and raise in the best environment. >> reporter: the second case challenges defense of marriage act, blocks federal recognition of same-sex couples in states they are allowed to marry. edie windsor had to pay $363,000 in estate taxes when her partner died. >> i couldn't believe they were making a stranger of the person i lived with and loved for 42 something live. >> president obama now calls the law unconstitutional. house republ
for domestic use. various law enforcement agencies, including alameda county sheriff's office have floated the idea of using drones for community surveillance. the unmanned aircraft are already being used by businesses and agriculture. but critics have raised concerns about privacy. drones took the spotlight a few weeks ago during kentucky senator rand paul's 13-hour filibuster on the senate floor when he discussed the possibility of drone strikes against u.s. citizens. >>> a big day for tech company making its debut in new york city. model n based in redwood city and makes revenue management software for life sciences and technology companies. the company's ceo in new york for that bell ringing. officially did the honors. that is on the new york stock exchange. shares popped right out of the gate. the stock price is up by close to 35%, trades on the market today. the company's share started a dollar more than what was expected by the experts. >>> american airlines defending its plan to give its outgoing ceo almost $20 million in severance pay. american airlines ceo is being replaced by th
. she said her document proved they pro the law hen they directed staff to push a $2 million demolition contract at the oakland army base toward turner construction. the department claims they violated, reid and his staff members. >> this is clearly comersing and influencing the contracting process. >> i should have just voted on it and didn't open my mouth and speak out because now i'm bearing the brunt of the city auditor's report. >> the city attorney forwarded the audit to the alameda county district attorney's office. so far no charges have been filed. >>> a woman searching for her service dog after someone stole it on b.a.r.t. she and her dog archie riding home after an spca event. the pomeranian in a carrier next to her. somewhere between san francisco and san bruno she dozed off. when she woke up, archie and her carrier were gone. archie is trained to help people cope with anxiety. she's asking anyone who knows where he might be to please contact her. >>> a peninsula man facing dui charges after officers say he drove the wrong way on interstate 280 for about 14 miles at a speed
smartphone. the city proposing a new law that would force cabdrivers to submit coordinates as part of a network. anyone that connects passengers with cabs would have to use the network. the proposal is the response to growing popularity of transportation services that are not run by the city, including uber, lift, and side car. >>> as the strike rolls on, the san francisco symphony is canceling more concerts. part of the ongoing strike between the musicians and management over contract talks. also being canceled, a three-day tour of the east coast, including a performance set for carnegie hall. at this point, there are no plans to reschedule any shows that have been lost since picket lines went up starting last week. if you happened to have purchased tickets for any canceled shows, we're told you can exchange them for an upcoming event or receive a refund. time now for the madness. are you ready? >> i'm mad. >> madness, all together. eight college bbt teams on the way to san jose getting ready to tip off for the big game. >> i'm mad about march madness. >> yes, you are. >> hp pavil
it anyway. >> the police did not break the law but offer-westort and the aclu have filed a civil lawsuit against san francisco and the police chief saying the search violated his constitutional rights. the san francisco city attorney's office is not commenting on the suit until it has been reviewed. >>> it is a monumental milestone for youtube. youtube says more than 1 billion people now visiting its online video site each and every month to see little guys like this chew on brothers' fingers. youtube crossed the billion user threshold five months after facebook announced its own billion user milestone. that's got to hurt. mountain view-based google bought youtube back for $1.76 billion in 2006 back when unit only had 50 million users worldwide. >>> it's a big-time happy birthday to twitter. the san francisco-based company turning seven years old today. to celebrate, the social media site releasing a greatest hits video. twitter releasing this animated time line that includes the very first tweet ever from founder jack dorsey who posted, just setting up my twitter. it includes other mile
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